Geospatial Technology Such As Flood Monitoring Could Help Develop Afrikan Agriculture

Policies that promote the adoption of geospatial technologies such as remote sensing could help Sub-Saharan Afrika address key development challenges in the agricultural sector. This is according to a conference that took place in Kenya recently. The conference of Kenya-headquartered Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) that…

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Afrika's Open Data Revolution Faces Challenges

Sub-Saharan Afrika has numerous data revolution challenges such as little capacity and investment, thus limiting demands for using data to boost sustainable development. According to the inaugural Africa Data Revolution Report (ADRR), there is minimal or non-existent collaborations among data communities regarding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Afrika's Agenda…

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For Afrika To Grow And Transform The Agricultural Sector, We Need To Cut Down Post-Harvest Losses

Agriculture is the backbone of Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy, employing 65 percent of the labor force and accounting for 32 percent of gross domestic product. Given its significance, many development institutions are investing in the sector in order to boost productivity and remove inefficiencies that hamper productivity. The African Union’…

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